But with organisations still disappointed by the omission of an Employment Bill from the Queen’s Speech, People Management asks if another review is what’s needed
One in five businesses plan to introduce ‘no jab, no job’ policies in the next year, poll finds
One million more disabled people in work than five years ago, official figures show
Sick pay reform could boost UK economy by £4bn, study suggests
Calling a man ‘bald’ is sex-related harassment, tribunal rules
Is the prime minister right about the importance of office culture?
Male managers blocking gender equality efforts, research suggests
Real wages drop as unemployment continues to fall, official figures show
MPs criticise government for refusing to introduce mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting
Employers ‘running out of steam’ on pay rises as talent shortages continue, CIPD finds
Half of older women will need to work beyond retirement age, poll finds
20-21 April 2022, London and online
Join this exclusive two-day conference to explore and better address the need for transformation and change within the organisation development and design disciplines in this post-pandemic society.
27-28 April 2022, London and online
Following the Covid-19 pandemic, culture change and purpose are gaining more attention than ever as leaders seek to define their organisations as attractive and meaningful places to work. Join the CIPD's exclusive two-day experience and leverage employee experience to drive organisational success.
11 May 2022, London and online
By registering for this one-day conference, you will gain practical insights on how to demonstrate that your reward and benefits structures cover fundamental aspects, such as: gender pay gap, executive pay, avoid reputational risk and backlash from stakeholders and more.
15-16 June 2022, London Olympia
Join the CIPD Festival of Work 2022 to explore the most important question for any organisation – how can you create an environment which enables people to work better, and which works better for your people? Explore the event and create your action plan to make that a reality for your organisation.
“I used to be responsible for their development. Now I’m responsible for their lives”
“How my half-Ukrainian startup is supporting its people during the war”
Ukraine conflict: How can HR help?
People Management asks experts what business leaders and people practitioners need to consider as they look to support those affected
‘Homes for Ukraine’: What does HR need to know about hiring refugees?
With businesses prepared to open up jobs to people fleeing Ukraine, People Management asks experts how the process works, and what firms need to consider
Showing compassion for refugees can benefit individuals and organisations
Dieu Hack-Polay explains how working with those displaced by previous conflicts has afforded him new skills, and why we must now do the same for Ukrainian victims
More than 1,000 business leaders call for tighter governance rules after P&O scandal
P&O boss admits firings were unlawful under UK legislation
With calls for his resignation following ‘shocking disregard’ for employment rights, People Management looks at what the revelation means for other businesses
Why P&O is a good example of how not to conduct redundancies
The ferry operator’s mass layoffs via video call and without consultation with employees are likely to leave the firm’s reputation damaged beyond repair, argues Shakil Butt
P&O sackings: Is ferry operator’s decision legal?
After the firm fired 800 employees on the spot via a pre-recorded video, People Management explores the legalities of the ‘inhumane’ move with employment law experts
The legal implications of P&O’s mass sackings
Barry Stanton examines the legality of the ferry company’s decision to unexpectedly lay off more than 800 workers without collective consultation
How can businesses survive the ‘Great Resignation’?
Rena Magdani outlines how firms can protect themselves during this period of labour market upheaval
Amid the ‘Great Resignation’, creating a sense of belonging is more important than ever
With the job market in relative turmoil, businesses must concentrate on retaining their current staff, argues Lee Waller
Will there really be a ‘Great Resignation’?
Nicola Callaghan examines the likelihood that predictions of a mass worker exodus will come to fruition, and how employers can prevent it happening
In a buoyant jobs market, firms need to take a holistic approach to retention
With candidates holding all the cards in a turbulent hiring pool, Lynn Smith explains why employers should be working harder to hold on to valuable staff
What caused the talent crisis – and how can HR solve it?
In some sectors, the labour market is far from buoyant – but HR can play a key role in ensuring the worker shortages seen this year are a thing of the past as we move into 2022
Reskilling could save firms £50k compared to hiring new talent
Training existing workers can benefit businesses, experts say, but caution it needs to be done with employees in mind
Is your business agile enough for the new ways of working?
Covid-19 has challenged organisations around the globe and will permanently reshape how many operate. Softworks examines how workforce management technology can help businesses navigate this new normal
Change leadership in a post-pandemic world
Campbell Macpherson from the executive education department at Henley Business School explores people’s capacity to change and why treating everyone as individuals is the way forward
Rising Vibe uses emotion to drive performance and business results
Gender balance is a hot topic – yet it seems men don't get the same emotional support at work because of a commonly-held view that feelings are exclusive to women. Rising Vibe is seeking to challenge the current level of focus on emotional support
Use assessments to enhance your learning process
In a new white paper, Questionmark shares key concepts and best practices for developing effective assessments and interpreting their results to drive better and more informed decisions that can enhance your organisation’s learning process
PM Insight podcast special: How to thrive in the new hybrid work world
In this special podcast episode, People Management Insight speaks to experts and explores HR’s role in keeping the ship afloat amid the storms of workplace change
Want to hit the ground running in 2022? Focus on your employees
This year, how you engage employees will be a key differentiator. Experience management leader Medallia breaks down the secrets to being successful – and competitive
Why keeping performance and engagement apart may not be in your best interest
The three most pressing challenges of international HRM in 2022
Rising workplace absenteeism caused by inactivity – and its miracle cure
As the cost of living rises, it’s time to ditch the car for greener and cheaper choices
Upgrading the employee experience in a hybrid world
Seven ways leaders can develop their hybrid skills
Combating loneliness among a flexible workforce
How to create a good company culture while working hybrid
Two-thirds of workers would not share mental health problems with their employer, poll finds
Harnessing successful employee relations in the hybrid era
Half of workers would not trust part-time colleague with ‘business critical’ responsibilities, analysis finds
How can employers support staff experiencing loneliness?
Is your workplace back to 'normal'?
“We made a ‘work from anywhere’ model successful after Covid”
Avoiding pregnancy and maternity discrimination claims
10 microaggressions Black women experience at work – and how HR can put a stop to them
How can businesses better include transgender workers?
Ethnic pay gap reporting: an update
Why HR should tailor recruitment process to candidates with dyslexia
Mandatory reporting will not close disability employment gap, research says
Protecting transgender employees in the workplace
Black women aren’t being respected at work – here’s how HR can lead the change
Would you send your white employees home an hour early?
It’s time to align unconscious bias with managerial performance
Can employers legally microchip their staff?
Artificial intelligence has not caused loss of jobs
Study finds less than a quarter of firms that introduced AI had seen an overall loss of roles
What type of person would a robot hire?
AI can take the legwork out of recruitment – but with debates over algorithm bias and the risk of human redundancies still raging, HR needs to tread carefully
The legal pitfalls of using AI in recruitment
Gwynneth Tan highlights the issues employers should be aware of when considering adopting technology into their hiring processes
AI will take our jobs – but it can happen in an orderly fashion
There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence will replace humans in many roles, argues Nikos Bozionelos, but we have to act now to make sure the process is smooth
How AI can help build a diverse workforce
Technology can not only help remove biases from recruitment, it can also help create fairer opportunities and improve diversity, say Maria Moraes Robinson and Simon Robinson
How AI could affect employee management
Artificial intelligence poses both challenges and benefits for staff and managers including less job security and taking over the decision-making process, says Kirk Chang
How will new AI legislation affect businesses?
With concerns growing over the use of artificial intelligence in the workplace, People Management explores the implications parliamentary proposals would have on work processes
Should people management policies use AI?
Technology with sophisticated algorithms is becoming a popular tool in HR to make employment decisions, but it does not eliminate biases, warns Anna Ginès
Will digital transformation really lead to a ‘jobocalypse’?
Technology is here to enhance jobs, not replace them, enabling the automation of repetitive processes so humans can focus on other tasks, says Dr Zeynep Hizir
New guidance on dealing with bullying and workplace conflict for HR professionals and line managers.
How can organisations measure and evaluate the impact of their L&D programmes?
The CIPD's 2020 report explores the key trends influencing the future of work and how they will shape the people profession
The CIPD's new learning experiences: overcome day-to-day challenges and excel now and throughout your career.
Pursuing external accreditations gave Preston College employees a voice
Why Virgin Money gave its staff the freedom to work anywhere
Covid enabled Severn Trent to supercharge its strategy
The water company was able to rethink and improve its long-term plans, despite initially being derailed by the global pandemic
Highlighting race and privilege has been key to wellbeing for East London NHS Foundation Trust
Sharing employees' experiences of bullying and harassment has also enabled the trust to foster a culture where staff feel empowered to call out unacceptable behaviour
How Experian is working to retain its culture as it moves to hybrid
The financial information firm implemented flexible working options in the midst of the pandemic and is also amalgamating its physical office space
WDP overhauled its benefits strategy to provide what was important to employees
The charity rethought its pay structure and introduced several family-friendly perks that crucially didn't break the bank
Blood Cancer UK implemented a truly flexible culture in order to better retain talent
The charity moved to a culture focused on outputs and objectives rather than where and how staff work
The training Pedal Me needed didn't exist – so it designed its own from scratch
All riders for the bike courier company must pass its bespoke City & Guilds qualification before being offered a role
Why Kettering General Hospital NHS FT boosted its inclusion efforts during the pandemic
With staff on the front line of the Covid response, the hospital trust wanted to make sure they felt supported
How Childs Farm improved its focus on women's health
The children's toiletry brand has begun offering more support for employees around the menopause and is starting conversations on the topic
How to create a learning culture
All your pay and benefits questions – answered
From flexible working and bonuses to fertility treatment and the gender pay gap, People Management's panel of experts tackles readers' most pressing reward problems
How to get HR careers off to a flying start
Getting a foot in the people profession’s door is rarely easy, but employers that invest in practitioners early on stand to reap the benefits
What's the best way to recruit high-quality HR people?
Hiring is difficult across the board right now, but the people profession can be an exemplar when recruiting its own
Meet People Management's HR 30 Under 30 2022
We showcase the handpicked list of young people practitioners paving the way for the profession's next generation
HR's guide to the menopause
Employment tribunals citing it as a reason have skyrocketed – so why is there so little support for those suffering from its often debilitating symptoms?
Will your staff need a pay rise this year?
Record rates of inflation and a spiralling cost of living mean employees are feeling the squeeze – but HR can help without the need for wage hikes
How does L&D need to adapt after Covid?
Following almost two years of upheaval, People Management asked a handful of practitioners about the challenges – and opportunities – the pandemic brought to workplace learning
Are you being two-timed by your staff?
Working from home en masse amid Covid lockdowns has led to a jump in so-called ‘overemployment’ – and experts advise businesses to protect themselves against it
The importance of creating 'good leavers'
Employees choosing to move on might seem disastrous – but firms that invest in offboarding stand to reap the benefits
Carbon Trust, London / hybrid
GLF Schools, Surrey / West Sussex
HMRC, Cardiff, Swansea, Glasgow, Liverpool, Newcastle, Nottingham or Worthing
Natural Resources Wales, Flexible within Wales